Mark Fromer, M.D.

Mark Fromer MD | Ophthalmologist | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)Dr. Fromer specializes in laser vision correction procedures including LASIK (laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis) and PRK (photo-refractive keratectomy).  Dr. Fromer performs no-stitch cataract surgery, and has been performing laser surgery for glaucoma, diabetic retinal disease, and age related diseases of the retina since 1988.

Dr. Mark Fromer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been board-certified since 1988. After his undergraduate education at Hebrew University and Michigan State University, where he earned highest honors, Dr. Fromer earned his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School (UMDNJ). He then completed his internship and residency training at St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center of New York, as well as a vitreoretinal fellowship in trauma and diabetic eye care at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital.

Dr. Fromer is a NYPD Honorary Police Surgeon, Eye Surgeon Director for both the New York Rangers (National Hockey League) and the World Oyama Karate Organization.

Teaching Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, New York Medical College
  • Resident Instructor, Saint Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
  • Resident Instructor, Catholic Medical Center
  • Resident Instructor, Cabrini Medical Center
  • Resident Lecture Series, St. Vincent's Hospital
  • Health Action Committee Lecture Series
  • NY Department of Disability Lecture Series
  • International speaker, Alcon Laboratories
  • International speaker, Allergan Laboratories
  • International speaker, Heidelberg Retinal Tomography


  • Neonatal Infectious Diseases
  • Pulmonary Embolism Following Scleral Buckling procedure
  • Complication of Retrobulbar Anesthesia
  • Co-Management
  • Topical Anesthesia, "Medical Risk"
  • Ancillary Testing in Ophthalmology

Medical Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Queens County Medical Society
  • Bronx County Medical Society
  • New York County Medical Society
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


Susan Fromer, M.D.

Susan Fromer MD | Ophthalmologist | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)Dr. Susan Fromer is an ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, and laser vision correction.  She graduated with honors from Rutgers University.  She went on to receive her medical degree at NYU Medical School.  She then completed a medical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and residency training at St Vincent's Hospital.  She has done additional training in cornea and laser refractive surgery at Mercy Hospital.  She has been board-certified since 1992. In 2004. Dr. Susan Fromer was preceptor for a glaucoma fellowship with Dr. Maurice Luntz at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. More recently Dr. Fromer was an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital where she participated in training the residents in ophthalmic surgery.

Medical Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • New York County Medical Society


Shlomit Sandler, M.D.

Dr. Shlomit Sandler is a glaucoma specialist. She practices glaucoma screening, the medical and surgical management of mild, moderate and advanced glaucoma, and cataract evaluation and surgery.

Dr. Sandler completed her Bachelor’s degree at Harvard University, and went on to medical school at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She completed a research fellowship in glaucoma at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary under the mentorship of Drs. Robert Ritch and Jeffrey Liebmann.  After completing her internship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, she returned to the Bronx, where she was a resident in Ophthalmology at the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She then completed her fellowship in glaucoma at Tufts Medical Center.

Dr. Sandler has presented posters at numerous national conferences and has published in the areas of anterior and posterior segment imaging. She has a particular interest in patient education and compliance, and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.


  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

James Murphy, M.D.

Dr. James Murphy is a fellowship trained glaucoma specialist, with a focus on complex cataract and anterior segment surgical techniques. Dr. Murphy has experience in laser-assisted cataract surgery, premium intraocular lens implantation, complex and advanced techniques in cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), traditional and implant glaucoma surgery, and laser treatments for glaucoma. His special interests include technology for detection, monitoring of disease, and minimally invasive surgical treatments of glaucoma.

Dr. Murphy received his undergraduate degree from The University of Wisconsin and graduated with honors from the Medical College of Wisconsin. While attending medical school, he worked to improve and strengthen the medical Spanish education curriculum at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and was a participant in and organizer of several medical missions to Central and South America. He then completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Murphy completed his fellowship in glaucoma and complex anterior segment surgery at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of the Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Medical Center. He was also was appointed instructor in ophthalmology and had active roles in clinical and surgical education of both residents and medical students of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He has presented research at international conferences focusing on advanced imaging in glaucoma and new surgical techniques and devices in glaucoma and cataract. In addition, Dr. Murphy has a strong interest in international medicine and global initiatives in early glaucoma detection.

Dr. Murphy is fluent in English and Spanish.